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Location: Lakeland, Fl
Website: AdamHiodStudios.com

I'm 29 yrs old, live in Lakeland, Fl. I was hurt in a motorcycle accident 4 yrs ago and I'm in a wheelchair. I was wanting to get into woodworking and have been introduced to pen turning. Figured I'd get on here and see what this site has to offer and see if I can get any opinions on how I could get started in pen turning, but right now my love is turning bowls.

-- Adam ~ AdamHoodStudios.com ~ Keep the wood shavings flying ~ Lakeland, Fl

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ND2ELK

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#1 posted 1382 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Adam Hood

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#2 posted 1382 days ago

Thanks Tom, my dad told me about this site and he is on it quite a bit so figured Id give it a shot.

-- Adam ~ AdamHoodStudios.com ~ Keep the wood shavings flying ~ Lakeland, Fl

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gjd

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#3 posted 1382 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best to only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#4 posted 1382 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do, I’m sure you will.

Sorry to hear about your accident, I hope everything is going well for you now. Pen turning is not something that I am familiar with, but I know you came to the right place to get some help. Good Luck with it.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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#5 posted 1382 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#6 posted 1382 days ago

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a few months ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 1382 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Max

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#8 posted 1381 days ago

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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HallTree

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#9 posted 1381 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#10 posted 1381 days ago

A1 Jims welcome wagon

Here is a list of links that might be helpful for new members
Posting photos http://lumberjocks.com/GaryK/blog/8899
Who to contact regarding Lumber jocks questions
Martin Sojka http://lumberjocks.com/messages/new/msojka
Getting started http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Reading and commenting http://lumberjocks.com/help/reading-commenting
Finding information http://lumberjocks.com/help/finding-information

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#11 posted 1375 days ago

welcome, you will enjoy all the site has to offer

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Splinterman

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#12 posted 1375 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s…the best place to enhance your woodworking knowledge & skills.

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Roger

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#13 posted 1207 days ago

you are an awesome turner. keep it up. sorry to hear of your m/c accident. just goes to show, you can’t keep a good turner down.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Adam Hood

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#14 posted 1206 days ago

Thanks Roger and don’t be sorry bout the accident. I was going down a real bad road heading towards jail or death with hard drug and the wrong crowd. The accident might have taken my lower half from being used but I got out of the crowd, got away from the girl I was with, Found GOD again and 3 years later found my wonderful wife. Here I am 4 yrs post injury and I’m loving life. I can do everything everybody else does, just in a different way. It might take me a lil’ longer to do the same thing but it still gets done. By the grace of God I’m still here to talk to you and have fun doing what I do!!

-- Adam ~ AdamHoodStudios.com ~ Keep the wood shavings flying ~ Lakeland, Fl

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Roz

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#15 posted 1060 days ago

Hey mate, I too am a biker. I am sorry you suffered such injury. Glad to have you here with us. My wife and I suffered injury while in the UK. Sometimes now it still unnerves me when I ride. People with the grit and determination you demonstrate serve to inspire the rest of us. Roz

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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